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Title

North Head from above Balmoral, Sydney Harbour

1866


Artist

Conrad Martens

England, Australia

21 Mar 1801 - 21 Aug 1878


Details


Other Title

Entrance to Sydney Harbour


Date

1866


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour


Dimensions

40.6 x 63.4 cm


Credit

Purchased 1896


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4385


Artist information

Conrad Martens

Artist profile

Works in the collection

35


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Dennis Colsey and Hal Missingham, One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Sydney, 1968, 3 (illus.). cat.no. 1

Gil Jones, Wasteland, wilderness, wonderland: getting to know Sydney's sandstone country, 'Introduction', pg. 9-14, New South Wales, 2013, 13 (colour illus.), 141.

Albie Thoms, Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Sydney, 1991, 11 (colour illus.), 78. plate no. 3, cat.no. 52

Gavin Souter, Mosman a History, Aug 1994, (illus.).

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, 'Cooee here! Rediscovering the Curlew artists' camp', pg. 20-21, Sydney, Mar 2005, 20, 21 (colour illus.).

Daniel Thomas., Sydney Harbour, ‘Introduction', Sydney, 1963. cat.no. 10; titled 'Entrance to Sydney Harbour'